Barcelona 2013

Dubai in the United Arab Emirates originally won the bid to host the 2013 Swimming World Championships, beating Moscow and Hamburg. However, Dubai withdrew and following another bid process Barcelona was selected in 2010. It was the second time that Barcelona had hosted this championships, they did it previously in 2003.

It was the 15th FINA World Championships. The new High Diving discipline was included on the program for the first time.

Competition Dates

The competition dates for each discipline at the event.

Competition Venues

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